Hello MEA travelers,
I would like to introduce you to one special place located near my hometown Plav, which is off the beaten path in Montenegro. Plav is a small, charming town located at the foot of the Prokletije mountain range and adjacent to the springs of the river Lim. Established in the 16th century buy the Ottoman’s, its worth [...]
Somewhere near Berane, you will find this authentic wooden cottage built in 1918 in a traditional style and decorated with cradles, wooden dishes, old shoes called ‘opanci’, and other different symbols of the 20th century. In addition to its breath-taking mountain on all sides, staying in this house provides a complete experience [...]
Interview with Alexa, director of Montenegro Eco Adventures on the Balkan Lynx Expedition:
1) You mention Balkan wolves and jackals, bears, roe deer, chamois, badgers and Balkan lynx. Which of these are the likeliest to be spotted during days of hiking?
Our expedition and the Prokletije park have placed cameras traps in strategic a [...]
MY FAVORITE HIKE IN MONTENEGRO
I’ve been to many hiking tours this year. Some of them were long and tough to get to, others were close by and made a perfect half-day trip. The common thing for all of them is that they were C-U-S-H-T-Y. What does it mean? It is one of British “oldies” when it comes to slang and means nice and comfortable, hap [...]
Mountain guide Radonja tells us about his favorite hike in Prokletije Park:
Coming back to the huts and taking off a backpack after a long day of hiking, reminds me how being a mountain guide actually makes me happy. Having the opportunity to live every day in a different way, climbing a different mountain… Last two years being a full t [...]
My name is Nikola and part of my job is to go around Montenegro to discover authentic and unique places to share with our guests, how cool is that?
Now imagine a country, full of dark green, sometimes shiny, sometimes dreadful mountains. You did? Ok, now imagine this country with sapphire blue sea that shows up on the horizon of it southern b [...]
Read here five good reasons why you should take a local guide when going hiking in Montenegro.
Well, finally the day has arrived for the final process in the making of Rakija, the distilling! Over the last 3 weeks the barrel of fruit has been stirred every morning and every evening to combine the skins and the juice (and to stop the top from crusting over). It takes experience and a watchful eye to determine exactly when the mixture ha [...]
Rakija is widely considered to be а national drink of Montenegro. Said to instantly destroy bacteria, relieve you of stomach and muscle pain, annihilate viruses and disinfect wounds it has attained mythical status here.
Rarely will you be invited into someone’s house or conclude an important agreement without being asked to partake in a glas [...]
Real-life couple Alex Holdridge and Linnea Saasen star in the film, which they co-directed
Film and TV distributor The Orchard has acquired all U.S. and Canadian rights to “Meet Me in Montenegro” which premiered at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival and will be released in theaters next year.
Real-life couple Alex Holdridge (“In [...]